Eetbare tuin-edible garden: Psidium littorale Golden - Yellow guave

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Psidium littorale Golden also called yellow guave is a winter green tropical fruit plant and gets yellow tasteful sweet fruits ...More information

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Psidium littorale Golden or yellow guave, is a relative of the Psidium Guajava (Guave).
This tropical fruit plant is evergreen and can grow up to 4 meters. Grows with a short thick stem that branches in bush form.
The trunk is smooth and brown in color. As a cultivated plant, the plant can be kept fine by pruning it when necessary.

The leaf of the Psidium littoral Golden is oval and the top is shiny and dark green in color.
The 2 to 3 cm wide white flowers and have many long stamens, the flowers are fragrant.
These grow in the leaf chops in clusters of 3 during the month of May.
The yellow guave is self-pollinating.

The fruits of the yellow guava are egg-shaped to round in shape and are approximately 3 to 5 cm tall. Initially, these are green in color, but as these shreds they color to yellow.
The taste resembles that of the Psidium cattleianum but then sweeter. This fruit can be eaten out of hand, but it is also widely used in compote, jam, ice cream or as fruit juice.
Should be kept as a kip plant at a minimum temperature above the freezing point or warmer.
Winter hardness zone 11 (+ 5ºC).


  • Minimum temperature:+5ºC
  • Location:Sunny
  • Soil type:No special requirements
  • Water requirement:Light damp
  • Full ground:No
  • Tub plant:Yes
  • Flowering period:5-6
  • Origin / habitat:Peru
  • Growth rate:Normal
  • Maximum plant height:2-4 meters (good pruning as a tub plant)


Robert Knop Posted on 4 December 2017 at 07:28

Ik heb de plant nu voor het tweede jaar en je krijgt er gemakkelijk vruchtjes aan. Ze zijn ongeveer 3 cm groot en rond. De smaak is heel goed. Hij is gemakkelijk te overwinteren (moet wel naar binnen). Het is een leuke aanvulling op wat we in onze eigen tuin kunnen kweken.

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